The shortest talk show gig in CKNW history…..

Laila and Tom in studioTo quote myself " Sometimes you learn more from your failures than you do from your successes..." Although I won the contest,  I have mixed feelings about the Sunday show. To those of you who took the time to write and thank me for adding something new and different to the CKNW airwaves, I humbly …

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Just a reminder- Please Support- Greg Drew, H2V

Thank you to everyone who emailed me about Greg Drew's story, it seems to have hit home with many people - as well, thank you for everyones comments about  juvenile diabetes. Please remember that I have listed all the contact information under the above link " PLEASE SUPPORT " .... here you can find out how to help …

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“life is in your hands- no one else’s”

The last few weeks have been extremely overwhelming- in a great way. I found a new talent that,with work, can be developed into something more, yet another step to realizing my full potential in life. through the contest, I am now at a point where I have had a couple options presented, all exciting and fulfilling, although …

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And they call it education…

Between my career, my personal background and as the mother of three, 16, 14, and 2, I think I've seen and heard it all. No one is accountable for anything anymore. Today, my son told me his humanities exam was open book- of course I didnt believe him, it's an exam after all- but no, I …

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Vision

"Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world."  Joel A. Barker Here are a few of my guests from Sundays show, who have  not only dreams and visions, but have taken action to change the world......cknw-greg.jpg my hero, Greg Drew...... and, dscn1393.jpg Kyle, Willie,and myself holding Taylor, all …

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Tell me 5 mins of fun are worth it…….

These are the pictures of  Jay Drew's car, before and after.  Jay Drew was about 6'4, 225 lbs, and those are his size 15 shoes jammed under the dash so tight they couldn't have been removed without cutting the car apart. You try telling me its worth the risk . Dont make an example of yourself. …

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The Laila Yuile Show – 12:00pm to 3:00pm, Sunday June 3rd, CKNW news980

On  Sundays show: 6000 kms, 9 days, 5 men, 2 coasts and 1 goal : Cure Juvenile Diabetes. We'll talk to the men of H2V about the record-setting journey and the inspiration behind it. Thinking about finally getting fit & losing that weight? Swimsuit season is here - Matt Young of Innovative Fitness and Gurj Dhaliwal …

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4 what it’s worth….

It started with a message, like it does for most- my mother's voice breaking, saying I needed to call her, her tone saying more than her words ever could. The call was short,her dad, my "poppa", was dying, and wanted me to come home. The  unbearable back pain thought to have resulted from a slipped disc, had …

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The lessons of 15 minutes of “fame”-observations from the desk of the Talk Show Idol

*What is more telling than the people who have congratulated you,are the people who have not. * With the smallest amount of "celebrity" comes the expectation from others that you suddenly have some sort of power. *  Two faces are not in short supply, nor are catty, snide and infantile remarks *   People hate winners, and …

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The reality of being the Talk Show Idol Winner

Ahhhhh...I love radio!!! Where else could you appear for a brief interview wearing an old Canucks tee,boy shorts and yesterdays makeup? Did a call in to the Phillip Till show sitting on my bed, with my toddler outside pounding on the door- very fun to finally speak to the great one.......he joked about me filling in for him due …

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